Is loyalty dead? Avios – Barclays and Accor – Visa deals show programmes are very much alive and looking at ways to benefit members

There are growing voices suggesting that the days of customer loyalty are long behind us now. The blame has been put on the different mindset…..

Uber is most expensed brand, but North American business travellers are gravitating towards scooters and food delivery

Although familiar brands including Uber, Starbucks, Lyft and Delta Air Lines remain dominant brands in corporate travel, Scooter rentals and food delivery services are gaining…..

CHECK OUT! – latest hotel highlights from across the globe

The Blue Swan Daily brings you the second of this week’s round up of some of the latest accommodation news from across the globe. Scandic Hotels…..

Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know. Sydney Airport CEO:…..

Artificial Intelligence and executive management: using tools and new techniques to ask the right questions

Airlines are increasingly touting their applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI), and their commitment to strengthening the expansion of AI throughout their business. Those airlines also…..

In the ever-changing world of travel technology, is the customer finally set to become king?

Travel suppliers are being urged to follow a path towards “complete retailing” through the dynamic creation of relevant and personalised offers to consumers. The observation…..

Europe’s seasonal shift – Spain and USA may remain largest markets for European travellers year-round, but many others see clear seasonal demand changes

It is not unexpected that there is a notable change in the mix of destinations from summer to winter. In Europe there is a large…..

Americans and Australians are set to be the biggest spenders on travel during the forthcoming Easter holiday break

The Easter holiday break is popular with travellers across the globe, representing the first extended break of the new year. While other popular breaks are…..

Advancing Africa – an update on latest travel developments across the Continent

Is the African market finally ready to fulfil its full potential? Will a new more open approach to air connectivity finally open the door to…..

DATA SPOTLIGHT: Salvador Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães Airport

This year The Blue Swan Daily will feature some of the leading airlines, airports and country markets for air travel. Here, using the extensive profile insights available…..

Airline a la carte ancillary revenues are continuing to rise – they are now seen as a ‘necessary step for all airlines that want to stay relevant’

The birthplace of airline a la carte revenue – Europe – continues to lead the globe in annual growth for this key sales component, but…..